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Désirée McGraw

24 March 2017

Head of Pearson College UWC

Désirée McGraw was appointed President and Head of College of Pearson College UWC in April 2015. Prior to this, she headed the Montreal-based Jeanne Sauvé Foundation. Described as “one of Canada’s 10 most influential people on environmental issues,” Désirée was Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister and Director of Policy for Canada’s Minister of International Cooperation.


“I have devoted my life to engaging and empowering a new generation of leaders to tackle global problems. Now, I am here at Pearson above all because I believe in you. I believe in your potential and in your power to change the world.”